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Florida Congressmen Applaud HHS Sending Money to Sunshine State to Fight Opioids

April 21, 2017 - 9:15am
Gus Bilirakis, Ted Deutch and Tom Rooney

Members of the Florida delegation in the U.S. House applauded the U.S Health and Human Services (HHS) Department for sending $27 million to the Sunshine State to battle opioid addiction. 

Ron DeSantis Urges Trump Administration to Crack Down on Maduro Regime in Venezuela

April 21, 2017 - 8:30am
Ron DeSantis

From his perch on the U.S. House Western Hemisphere Subcommittee, U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., is urging the Trump administration to crack down on the Maduro regime after a General Motors production facility was seized in Venezuela this week. 

Carlos Curbelo Pushes Reform for DREAMers After Jeff Sessions Gets Tough on Immigration

April 20, 2017 - 12:00pm
Jeff Sessions and Carlos Curbelo

U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., is using recent comments from U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on immigration to push for his proposal giving younger illegal immigrants a path to citizenship. 

Florida Getting Funds From HHS to Battle Opioids

April 20, 2017 - 8:45am
Bill Nelson, Tom Price and Marco Rubio

On Wednesday, U.S. Health and Human Services Sec. Tom Price announced Florida will be getting $27 million to fight opioid addiction. 

'In God We Trust' Was a Florida Congressman's Lasting Legacy

April 20, 2017 - 6:00am

“In God We Trust," which is one of the main legacies of the longest serving member in Congress in Florida’s history, is under attack. 

National Liberal Group Honors Loranne Ausley

April 19, 2017 - 8:45am

Now back in the Florida House, state Rep. Loranne Ausley, D-Tallahassee, is getting attention from a national liberal group. 

In Aftermath of United Incident, Neal Dunn Focuses on Overbooked Flights with SEAT Act

April 18, 2017 - 2:15pm

In the aftermath of a Web video showing a man dragged off a United Airlines flight that went viral, a North Florida Republican announced plans to file legislation to stop airlines from bumping booked passengers when flights are overbooked. 

On Tax Day, Vern Buchanan Calls for Tax Reform, Balanced Budget

April 18, 2017 - 10:15am

With Tuesday marking Tax Day, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., who sits on the House Budget and the Ways and Means Committees, renewed his call for tax reform and a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution. 

Chris King Turns to Dem Campaign Operatives to Help Gubernatorial Bid

April 18, 2017 - 9:30am
Chris King

Continuing his bid for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination next year, Orlando businessman Chris King announced on Tuesday morning that he was expanding his team. 

Florida Congressional Reps Call for Tougher Action Against North Korea

April 18, 2017 - 8:30am

As tensions rise between the United States and North Korea, two congressional representatives from the Sunshine State are calling for getting tough with the Communist regime running that nation. 

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